I applied through a recruiter and the process took 8+ months - interviewed at Alcoa.
Interview Details – Hired through a job recruitment company
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Alcoa in July 2012.
Interview Details – First round- manager contacts you for initial phone interview, usual questions, once over resume.
if selected , you get to go onsite with 4 members one HR and 3 others you will be workng with. Takes nearly 1.5 months since the human resource team has great issues in placing interviews and cooridnation.
3 others- few may ask just related to the resume, in my case i got a replacement interviewers who had no clue they were interviewing an entry level candidate, bombarded me with a lot of IF's scenarios.
Interview Question – Nothing that I didn't know of, scenario based questions how do you plan a production, what would you do if customer wants immediate delivery when the lead time was 2 weeks. Answer Question
The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Alcoa in June 2009.
Interview Details – Started with a general fit/interest interview. General interview with usual, walk me through you resume, can you relocate kind of questions/
Second round was about, how can I add value in the position. I surmise I did not have enough experience in union setting and hence did not get through.
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